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September 3, 2021

EDISON, NJ - Don't let the casket and toe tag banner fool you. The Edison Schools Superintendent isn't playing games when it comes to educating the children. Recently, a local union unhappy about job contracts in Edison deployed a rather unusual way to protest. They placed an actual coffin ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Kicking off the Labor Day weekend, the Belmar Five Mile Run will return to the beachfront on Saturday, September 4, complete with its traditional kids races and fireworks on the eve of the 45th annual event. After being held virtually last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Alyssa Ehling had snacks, school supplies, bedding and everything else a first-year student could possibly need, all stuffed into a red cart out in front of Rutgers’ Honors College. And, perhaps most importantly, she brought a box of high-grade face masks. “I’m just ...

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MANASQUAN, NJ -- What started as a family fishing trip on Saturday would up being a life-saving adventure for 19-year-old Anton Zambell, a Scotch Plains resident who was in the right place at the right time to rescue a man whose kayak had overturned in waters off Manasquan.  Around 7:00 a.m.

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NEW JERSEY -- Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced this week, that he will be resigning his post.  Grewal, the country's first Sikh Attorney General, will become the Director of Enforcement at the Securities Exchange Commission on July 26. Governor Murphy lauded the many accomplishments and ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Smoking marijuana in any form has been banned from all public property in Belmar, including the beachfront. The borough council on May 18 approved two ordinances that come in response to the state’s legalization of recreational marijuana. While Belmar has prohibited smoking ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar beachgoers can now purchase their daily badges online — before their arrival to the popular summertime destination. The borough has partnered with WRSTBND, the New Orleans-based technology company, to develop a customized platform to offer digital sales for the first ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The largest container ship to ever reach a U.S. East Coast port has docked at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal. Maybe we will finally receive all of those back ordered home goods and delayed furniture...  The CMA CGM Marco Polo can carry 16,022 20-foot equivalent ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care.  Murphy's comments came a day after ...

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NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again.  “Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — An ailing mother fox spotted in a Westfield neighborhood is in for a treat, along with some treatment for its mange, thanks to a town resident.  Susana MacLean told TAPinto she found the red fox on the grounds of her home and noticed its severe mange. Sarcoptic mange is a ...

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NEW JERSEY — A Stafford Township School District nurse found it extremely hard to witness children wearing masks all day long in school. Her conviction became too strong to continue to keep quiet on the matter.  When she decided to do something about it, she got suspended from her job in the ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution.  John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, including ...

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BELMAR, NJ — With seals venturing onto Jersey Shore beaches in recent weeks, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center is cautioning people to stay a safe distance away — and that means keeping at least 150 feet back, which is about the length of three school buses. “Recently there have been several ...

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BRIGANTINE, NJ — After taking “the bait,” an injured and underweight gray seal pup rescued from the snow-covered Belmar beach on February 11 is off to a speedy recovery. Found stranded on the beachfront bleeding from her punctured front flipper and weighing only 32 pounds, the pup was brought to ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar seasonal beach badges for 2021 are now available to purchase online. Cost per badge remains at $70 for persons age 16 to 64 and $30 for seniors age 65 and over. However, this year there is a processing fee for each purchase — $2 for a regular badge and $1 for a senior badge ...

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Study by New Jersey Computer Science Expert, Dr. Andrew Appel, is Cited in Lawsuit  NEW JERSEY - For those that have followed the presidential election, it has been a very wild ride. When Election Day is over, typically the ride ends. The 2020 ride seems to continue unabated. This is ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A body found inside the dark-colored minivan taxi pulled from Silver Lake on October 22 has been preliminarily identified as missing driver Wayne Kovacs of Toms River, according to the Toms River Police Department. Kovacs, a driver with Citi Cab of Neptune, was initially reported ...

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AT THE JERSEY SHORE NEWS: BELMAR, NJ — Bicycle riding is allowed on the Belmar boardwalk once again, and it may not be long before at least some of the 200 benches are returned to the 1.3-mile promenade. During the Borough Council’s October 6 remote meeting, Mayor Mark Walsifer announced the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Michael Campbell plans to retire as superintendent of Belmar’s Department of Public Works, following claims last week that he was seen verbally harassing a 22-year-old employee with special needs. Borough Business Administrator Edward Kirschenbaum on September 28 confirmed ...

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